Private Tour to Mount Kazbegi

Duration: 7 days
Trails: T3 trails
Distance: 15 - 20 km per day
Ascent per day: 500 - 1000 m ascent per day

> Explore ancient and medieval architecture
> Visit Gergeti Trinity Church
> Climb to the summit of mount Kazbegi

This 7-days tour is the perennial favorite trip to the Caucasus. You will enjoy views of the Caucasus mountains, scramble up long rocky slopes to ridges, walk over the glaciers and snows, and finally climb up to Mount Kazbegi (5047m) which is one the giant peaks of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. All days we will witness the incredible scenery and landscape which is the most spectacular and exciting things in the whole world. You will be above the clouds and the sky and overlook the ground beneath you. Compare to its height (5047m), climbing to mount Kazbegi is not very difficult but still requires very careful preparation and a bit lucky to reach the peak. We will take the most popular and easiest trek to Kazbegi. Once we finish our trekking and arrive in Kazbegi, we will enjoy a tasty Georgian food at the restaurant.

Note: all treks in Georgia are only available from May to November for climatic reasons.



Airport Transfer- Tbilisi

Upon arrival in Georgia, we will meet you at the airport and drive to your hotel at Tbilisi. After a short break and check-in procedures, we will start our city tour in Tbilisi. This tour in the old town of Tbilisi suggests visitors an introductory to Georgian culture and history. Visit the ancient neighborhoods of Tbilisi where you can explore the Sulphur baths and narrow streets with beautiful 19th-century houses with wooden balconies. Explore ancient and medieval architecture including churches, museums, houses, and fortresses. Overnight at 3star hotel in Tbilisi.




In the morning, we take an unforgettable trip to the mountains areas of Kazbegi. Visit Jvari Cross monastery overlooking the old capital of Georgia – Mtskheta. Then depart to Caucasus mountains and visit Ananuri Castle Complex which combines two churches, defensive walls and several towers. The magnificent views over Jinvali reservoir with an absolute blue water. After travelling along the Great Caucasus mountain range, visit Kazbegi town which is an administrative center of the mountainous region Khevi. Overnight at guesthouse in Kazbegi.



Kazbegi-Gergeti Trinity Church – Kazbegi Meteo Station

After breakfast, we drive by 4X4 cars to Gergeti Trinity Church. The church was built in XIV century, while its separate bell tower was constructed after several years. Gergeti Trinity church is located on the 2200 meters from sea level, right below the summit of Mt Kazbegi and above the small town of Stepantsminda. From here we start our actual trekking activities. We follow the mountains range and narrow gorges, passing the Sabertse pass and reaching to the Gergeti glacier. Its width is 6,0 km², length- 8.92 km. We are hiking on the glacier to reach our destination. After 7 hours hiking, we reach Mount Kazbeg’s basecamp, also known as Meteorological Station. Overnight at Betlemi Hut or in tents.

Mount Kazbek’s basecamp

Mount Kazbek’s basecamp
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  • Transfers

    All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Professional guide

    During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.

  • Accommodation before and after the tour

    Accommodation before and after the trek is included. Breakfast is part of your stay.

  • Luggage transport (optional)

    Luggage transport can be booked upon request. Ask our Trekking Experts about the possibilities.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Crampons and Ice Axe

    In case you are summitting in winter, crampons and an ice axe a reccommended. These are not provided by your trekking company.

  • Sleeping bag

    You must bring your own sleeping bag with you. You can rent a sleeping bag from your trekking company.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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Jan Bakker
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